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Daily Mail – Great Britain

Charlie Gard’s parents give up fight to save their boy

The High Court had been due to hear two full days of evidence about whether the 11-month-old should be allowed to try experimental therapy or ‘die with dignity’ at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 8:26 pm

Charlie Gard’s parents give up fight to save their boy

The High Court had been due to hear two full days of evidence about whether the 11-month-old should be allowed to try experimental therapy or ‘die with dignity’ at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 8:26 pm

Obdulia Sanchez arrested after live-streaming fatal crash

An 18-year-old woman has been arrested after drunkenly crashing her car and killing her 14-year-old sister in Los Banos, California a moment she live streamed to her Instagram account.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 7:19 pm

Swiss man wielding a chainsaw goes on the rampage

Police in the town of Schaffhausen, Switzerland, say they are hunting this 6ft 2ins man after he attacked the offices of a health insurance firm on Monday morning.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 6:43 pm

Indian Muslim teenager ‘raped and murdered’ in London

The body of Celine Dookhran, 19, was found inside a £1.5million home in south west London and a court heard the Indian Muslim was ‘raped and murdered after she started seeing an Arab Muslim’.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 3:54 pm

Sir Elton John thanks Princess Diana for her Aids work

Sir Elton John has praised Princess Diana’s work as an Aids activist in a touching conversation with her youngest son Prince Harry.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 3:48 pm

Kent father in court charged with murdering daughter

Richard Kray, 63, appeared before magistrates on Monday charged with the murder of Olivia Kray (pictured), 19, who died after a serious assault at a caravan park in Herne Bay, Kent on Friday.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 3:33 pm

Indian Express – India

Islamists rally in Egypt ahead of referendum vote, 3 killed

Islamist supporters of Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood organization added a call to boycott of the referendum.

Posted on 11 January 2014 @ 10:54 am

Over 100 houses burned down in China”s ancient Tibetan town

No casualties were reported and the cause of the fire is being investigated, the report said.

Posted on 11 January 2014 @ 10:26 am

‘India dangerous weak link in n-security”

Estimated 1,400 tons uranium and almost 500 tons of plutonium stored in around the world.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 8:09 pm

Parvez Musharraf’s health report shows no illness: Prosecutor

Musharraf was rushed to hospital after he developed heart problems while being driven to special court.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 10:44 am

Huffington Post announces creation of new online publication, THEWORLDPOST

THEWORLDPOST editorial board includes noted Indian journalist Dileep Padgaonkar.

Posted on 9 January 2014 @ 10:14 am

Earth’s atmosphere suffers from ‘nuclear hangover’

According to Alvarado, the levels were not high enough to pose a risk to human health.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 12:28 pm

Polar freeze turns deadly, moves to US East and South after killing 21 people

The Midwest and the East experienced temperatures colder than much of Antarctica.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 8:09 am


BBC – Great Britain

Monaco’s Mendy in £52m City move

Benjamin Mendy completes his £52m transfer to Manchester City from Monaco to become the world’s most expensive defender.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 6:54 pm

Charlie Gard parents end legal fight for ‘beautiful’ baby

Letting “gorgeous” Charlie go is “the hardest thing we’ll ever have to do”, his parents say.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 6:34 pm

Turkey’s Cumhuriyet journalists in terrorism trial

If found guilty, the 17 writers and managers could be jailed for decades.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 5:58 pm

Royal Welsh Show: Michael Gove’s pragmatic Brexit approach

Michael Gove says he is “pragmatic” and “open-minded” on the approach to farming in Britain at it leaves the EU.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 5:19 pm

Sweden data leak ‘a disaster’, says PM

The Transport Agency exposed reams of sensitive data during an outsourcing process.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 4:13 pm

Switzerland chainsaw attack: Police hunt Schaffhausen attacker

Five people were injured in the town of Schaffhausen after being attacked with a chainsaw.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 3:48 pm

Syria war: Russia sends police to southern ‘safe zones’

The move marks a key step in the implementation of so-called ‘de-escalation zones’ in Syria.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 3:00 pm

NPR – United States

U.N. Envoy Warns: Ire At Jerusalem Holy Site Must Be Resolved By Week’s End

The U.N. Security Council met Monday to seek a solution to the tensions mounting around a mosque complex in the Old City, where Israel recently installed metal detectors, angering Muslim worshippers.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 8:12 pm

French Philosopher Who Promoted Risk-Taking Dies Attempting Water Rescue

“Being alive is a risk,” Anne Dufourmantelle said. She died Friday at the beach in Saint-Tropez while trying to save a drowning child.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 7:28 pm

Inside The Global Seed Vault, Where The History And Future Of Agriculture Is Stored

Seeds on Ice author Cary Fowler describes the underground tunnel near the North Pole, which stores and protects a collection of 933,000 samples of different, unique crop varieties.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 5:45 pm

Parents Of Terminally Ill British Baby Charlie Gard End Legal Fight

The couple’s lawyer told the London High Court that new medical tests have shown that an experimental treatment would not help at this point, ending their legal fight to transport him to the U.S.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 3:54 pm

Suicide Bomber Kills At Least 24 In Afghanistan’s Capital

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the latest attack in a wave of recent violence in Kabul.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 2:29 pm

Poland’s President Says He Will Veto Controversial Legislation, Defying His Party

Critics say the two controversial measures would have undermined the independence of the judiciary. Poland has seen days of demonstrations across the country against the legislation.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 1:49 pm

U.N. Food Program Is The First Line Against Terrorism, Beasley Says

David Greene talks to David Beasley, head of the U.N. World Food Programme, about the famines in Yemen and Nigeria, and how his agency is dealing with threatened funding cuts.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 9:05 am

The Jerusalem Post – Israel

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Voice of America – US Government

Massachusetts High Court: Police Cannot Hold People Solely on Immigration Status

Massachusetts’ highest court ruled Monday it is against the law for local police officers to hold people based exclusively on their immigration status in order to give federal officials time to detain them.

The state’s Supreme Judicial Court concluded in the case of Commonwealth v. Sreynuon Lunn that “nothing in the statutes or common law of Massachusetts authorizes court officers to make a civil arrest in these circumstances.”

According to federal law, people who…

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 8:20 pm

Political Maverick Sworn in as New President of Albania

Ilir Meta took the oath of office as the new president of Albania in front of the country’s legislature on Monday.

Meta was elected to the largely ceremonial post in late April by members of parliament, who gave him 87 out of 89 votes. The balloting was boycotted by the opposition, which had left the legislative body to protest of the Socialist Party government of Prime Minister Edi Rama.

Meta, 48,  is a veteran politician who has served in several governments since the…

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 7:32 pm

Swaziland Cuts HIV Infection Rate in Half

The U.S. government says the HIV epidemic is “coming under control” in Swaziland, the country with the world’s highest prevalence of the virus.

The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) said Monday that new infections among adults in Swaziland have dropped by nearly half since 2011. It said the latest research also shows that life-saving anti-retroviral treatment has doubled in the country during the same time period and now reaches over 80 percent of…

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 7:16 pm

Layoffs Occur at Carrier Plant Outlined in Trump Deal

The U.S. Carrier factory where President Donald Trump says he saved 800 jobs from moving to Mexico notified 300 people last week that they were being laid off.

The layoff notices began Thursday, exactly six months since Trump took office. The layoffs are part of a deal Trump made with the company in December to prevent deeper cuts at the Indianapolis plant.

The layoffs are the first of a group of 630 job terminations planned for the year as the company moves some of its operations to…

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 6:45 pm

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Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 6:45 pm

Kenyan Girls to Fly to Google Headquarters After Inventing App to End FGM

Animated chatter spills out from a corner of tech giant Google’s Nairobi offices as five Kenyan schoolgirls discuss their upcoming trip to California where they hope to win $15,000 for I-cut, an app to end Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

The five teenagers, aged 15 to 17, are the only Africans selected to take part in this year’s international Technovation competition, where girls develop mobile apps to end problems in their communities.

“FGM is a big problem affecting…

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 6:23 pm

Trial Starts for Turkish Journalists in Key Press Freedom Case

The room in Istanbul’s main court house was packed as the trial of 17 journalists working for Cumhuriyet newspaper got underway. The trial is widely seen as pivotal for the future of press freedom in Turkey with Cumhuriyet one of the last remaining mainstream newspapers critical of the government and president.

The first day of the hearing Monday was devoted to reading the terrorist charges against the journalists. Most have been charged with “membership of a terrorist organization”…

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 6:01 pm


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